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di·mor·phous

(dī-mōr'fŭs),
1. Having the property of dimorphism. Synonym(s): dimorphic (2)
2. Synonym(s): dimorphic (1)

dimorphous

[dīmôr′fəs]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, morphe, form
pertaining to an organism or substance that exists in two distinct forms.

di·mor·phous

(dī-mōr'fŭs)
Having the property of dimorphism.
Synonym(s): dimorphic (2) .

dimorphous

(dī-mor′fŭs) [″ + morphe, form]
Occurring in two different forms.
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Keenly aware that it is gender-biased, I use the term man throughout this essay, both deliberately and apologetically, to refer generically to the sexually dimorphous species, Homo sapiens.
The explanatory variables for the model were the initial bivariate analysis, which was referenced as follows: gender male; age 18-64 years; race white (black + brown); schooling to the high school/University Course; clinical form indeterminate (tuberculosis + borderline dimorphous + virchowiano); therapeutic scheme paucibacillary; occupation active; physical disability degree absence and social participation no restriction.
1973) Cavansite and pentagonite, new dimorphous calcium vanadium silicate minerals from Oregon.
One study showed rates of VDRL positivity of 0% in healthy controls, 0% in inactive leprosy, 10% in dimorphous (borderline) leprosy, and 31% in lepromatous leprosy (3).
Relationship to other species: Kozoite-(Nd) is dimorphous with hydroxylbastnasite-(Nd) and is isostructural with ancylite-(Ce), calcio-ancylite-(Ce), calcio-ancylite-(Nd), ancylite-(La) and gysinite-(Nd).